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Squad 11 is the Office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District. The Special Commissioner of Investigation has broad authority to investigate wrongdoing by teachers and other school employees within the New York City School District, the nation’s largest school district with more than 1.1 million students and 75,000 teachers in over 1,800 schools. The office safeguards resources intended to benefit New York City’s children by investigating, arresting and holding accountable any employees or contractors who would commit crimes, have conflicts of interest or participate in unethical conduct. The office also serves as the Inspector General for the Teachers' Retirement System of the City of New York and the New York City Board of Education Retirement System.

The Office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation has broad authority to investigate corruption, fraud, misconduct, conflicts of interest, and other wrongdoing within the New York City School District.

SCI was created pursuant to Mayoral Executive Order 11 of 1990 and Chapter 34 of the New York City Charter and operates independently of the Chancellor and the Department of Education. SCI functions as the Inspector General of the City’s school system and is run by a Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Investigation.

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